Description:This is the only work of film history to focus exclusively on the invention of the Biograph camera and projector as well as the card-flipping Mutoscope exhibiting machine. Covering the period from 1894 until 1897, it describes for the first time the taking of the Biograph's first movies and their screen debut in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as well as a trip to Canton, Ohio where the Biograph camera took the first motion picture ever made of a President of the United States. Sourced from original sources, it's a fascinating read that also stands as a landmark in the history of the medium.
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